9 days in Akron & Philadelphia Itinerary

9 days in Akron & Philadelphia Itinerary

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Akron
— 2 nights
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Philadelphia
— 5 nights

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Akron

Akron ©
Akron is the fifth-largest city in the U.S. On the 15th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, tee off at Firestone Country Club, and then get outside with Canal Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Overlook Area, look for all kinds of wild species at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, then take in nature's colorful creations at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, and finally see the interesting displays at Dr. Bob's Home.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Akron trip builder website.

Bear Lake to Akron is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In July, Akron is a bit warmer than Bear Lake - with highs of 83°F and lows of 64°F. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Akron

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

McKinley Presidential Library & Museum
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F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm ©
F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens ©
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
McKinley Presidential Library & Museum ©
McKinley Presidential Library & Museum

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Do your shopping at Atlantic City Boardwalk and Reading Terminal Market. You'll explore and learn at Philadelphia Museum of Art and National Constitution Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Philadelphia: Downtown Ocean City (in Ocean City), Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville) and Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, try your luck at Harrah's Philadelphia, see the interesting displays at The Franklin Institute, and pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip site.

Traveling by flight from Akron to Philadelphia takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Akron in July since evenings lows in Philadelphia dip to 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Harrah's Philadelphia, Downtown Ocean City, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Valley Forge National Historical Park, Atlantic City Boardwalk
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Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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